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White wolf, Alaska

A hand on my ankle was shaking me awake. It was early, or late, or maybe I had only been asleep 20 minutes. The light barely changed overnight and the sun barely dipped below the horizon for sunset, turning everything … Continue reading

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You Won’t See the Quicksand Until It’s Too Late – Behind the Scenes Photographing of the Kodiak Bears

People see a shot like this and go “Wow!” and they might think for a few seconds about being that close to a grizzly bear and then they move on with their life. What they don’t see is how wet … Continue reading

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I went camping with Kodiak bears in Alaska. All of them. (Part 2 – new gallery)

The first baby bearĀ I ever saw was way out at low tide crossing from one of the small islands off the coast of our cove to another one. It was tiny. Mother Bear (like most bears) moved slow and deliberately … Continue reading

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I went camping in Alaska with Kodiak Bears. All of them. (Part 1)

There’s so much I want to say about this experience because camping with these amazing animals was thrilling and epic in every way: the dramatic and sprawling landscape, the vivid colors and contrast of grey and blue sky to the … Continue reading

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Timelapse: Eastern Sierra Mountains 2

This one is from the last six months give or take, and some of it is shot in Big Bear which I will firmly argue is part of the eastern Sierras. The feedback from my last one was to get … Continue reading

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Night Photos from Racetrack Playa, Death Valley

That terrible moment when you realize: I forgot my quick release. (A quick release is a cable I own that allows me to lock the shutter button on my camera so that I can take clear photographs in low light. … Continue reading

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I did not take this photo. And I really need better composition skills.

We were running all over the rocks of Alabama Hills one high noon earlier this month and we found the Mobius Arch. We had the camera, but it being noon in the desert I didn’t really have any creative ideas … Continue reading

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